Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Mike Irizarry joined UScellular in 2002 and oversees the company’s information systems and technology as well as all the company’s wireless technological operations. This work encompasses network build-outs, network operations and technological advancements that include 5G and Voice over LTE (VoLTE) network expansions.
Mike leads UScellular’s information systems, strategic operations program and enterprise program management teams. These teams focus on application development, data warehousing, wireless billing technologies and support for data centers and end users, all of which help associates deliver an excellent customer experience.
Prior to joining UScellular, Mike held executive positions with Verizon, Bell Atlantic Mobile and Paging Network, Inc.
Mike is a senior member of the Association for Computing Machinery, a member of the Executives’ Club of Chicago, active in the I.E.E.E. and its communications and computer societies and works closely with the 6G Alliance. He is also a member of UScellular’s board of directors and the NGMN Alliance board.
Mike earned a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Cleveland Technical College, a Master of Science in information management and an MBA from the International School of Information Management, and a doctorate in Communications Technology from Capella University’s School of Business and Technology. He is also a graduate of University of Chicago’s executive management program.